No Puns Required: The Comedy Network Gets Back INSIDE AMY SCHUMER When Season 2 Premieres, April 1

— March 17, 2014

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TORONTO (March 17, 2014) – April-foolery gets smarter and sexier this year when Season 2 of INSIDE AMY SCHUMER returns to The Comedy Network, Tuesday, April 1 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT. Following a fan-favourite and critically acclaimed Season 1, Variety’s 2014 Breakthrough in Comedy Winner, Amy Schumer returns with 10, half-hour episodes of sketch, stand-up, and woman-on-the-street interviews. Exploring topics that range from sex and modern romance, to the general awkwardness of day-to-day life, Season 2 sees Schumer’s series of effervescent and sometimes embarrassing episodes continue, as she tries to pray her way out of herpes, enters Aaron Sorkin’s “Foodroom,” and shares a magical encounter of the sexual kind with a magician.

INSIDE AMY SCHUMER makes Tuesday nights unforgettable.

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Season 2 of INSIDE AMY SCHUMER also features a star-studded and hilarious lineup of guests including Paul Giamatti, Parker Posey (Best In Show), musician Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, Janeane Garofalo, SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE’s Sasheer Zamata and Abby Elliott, Reggie Watts (COMEDY BANG! BANG!), Mike Birbiglia (Sleepwalk With Me), Michael Ian Black, Natasha Leggero (BURNING LOVE), Kathy Najimy (Sister Act), Missi Pyle (The Artist), and Rory Scovel (GROUND FLOOR).

Amy’s stand-up handiwork is also featured in an upcoming episode the Comedy original series JUST FOR LAUGHS: ALL ACCESS, Sunday, April 27 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. In this second-season episode hosted by SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE’s Taran Killam and Bobby Moynihan, Schumer shares the stage with comedians K. Trevor Wilson, Sam Simmons, Adam Cayton-Holland, Matt Braunger, and Ronna & Beverly.

INSIDE AMY SCHUMER was created by Schumer and Daniel Powell, (THE COLBERT REPORT) who executive produces along with Jessi Klein (KROLL SHOW). Klein also serves as Head Writer. The series is directed by Ryan McFaul (NTSF:SD:SUV), with additional segments directed by Schumer and Powell. Original music composed by Questlove.

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Canada's first specialty comedy service, The Comedy Network airs comedy of all kinds, 24-hours-a-day, across multiple platforms, including a revolutionary broadband service at thecomedynetwork.ca. Launched in October 1997, Comedy broadcasts, uncut and uncensored, an eclectic mix of scripted, stand-up, sketch, improv, and animated comedy – as well as topical comedy talk shows, game shows and classic situation comedies. Offering an unrivalled slate of original Canadian programming, Comedy reinvests nearly 50 per cent of its revenues into home-grown productions. Comedy is a division of Bell Media, which is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company, and is available in nearly six million households across the country.

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Natalie Cole, The Comedy Network, 416.384.2140 or natalie.cole@bellmedia.ca

Mary Costa, The Comedy Network, 416.384.7702 or mary.costa@bellmedia.ca